Toasted Avocado, Cheese and Tomato Panini

Cuisinart original

Simple ingredients with maximum taste.


Makes 2 sandwiches


2       ciabatta or French rolls
½      ripe avocado
¼      teaspoon kosher salt, divided
⅛     teaspoon freshly ground
        black pepper
1      small/medium tomato
        (about 4 ounces), thinly sliced
3      ounces sliced Havarti cheese
        (about 4 thin slices)
¼     teaspoon extra virgin olive oil

Nutritional information

Nutritional information per ½ sandwich (based on 4 servings): Calories 172 (55% from fat)
carb. 12g • pro. 8g • fat 11g • sat. fat 5g chol. 19mg • sod. 361mg • calc. 174mg fiber 2g


Plate Side: Grill
Griddler® Cooking Position: Closed

1. Slice the rolls and lay flat. Spread half of
the avocado on the bottom half of each
roll. Sprinkle with ½ of the salt and pepper.
Divide the tomato slices evenly and place on
the avocado. Sprinkle evenly with remaining
salt and pepper.
2. Add the cheese evenly, place tops on both
rolls, and then brush the top of each roll with
the olive oil.
3. Fit the Cuisinart® Griddler® with the grill
plates. Turn unit on. Select Grill/Griddle and
set to 375°F.
4. Once preheated, place the sandwiches in
the middle of the grill. Loosen the floating
hinge and press the top plate down on the
sandwiches in the closed position. Set the
count-up timer.
5. Grill until bread is crisp and cheese is
melted, about 7 minutes.